Programme

Find below the conference programme.

Thursday, August 29

Official Reception at the City Hall in The Hague

Welcome address by Henk Kool, Deputy Mayor and The Hague's alderman for Social Affairs, Employment and Economy.

Time
Registration: 17.00 - 18.00 hrs
Reception: 18.00 - 19.00 hrs



Venue
City Hall The Hague
Spui 70
2511 BT The Hague
Map


Friday, August 30

Venue
Leiden University Campus The Hague
Schouwburgstraat 2
2511 VA The Hague

9:00 – 10:00 Registration
Venue: Main Hallway

10:00 – 12:30 Opening Ceremony and Plenary Session 1
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 0.06

10:00 – 10:10      Frank Pieke, Welcome address on behalf of the organizing committee
10:10 – 10:20      Laixiang Sun, Welcome address on behalf of the Chinese Economic Association (UK/Europe) 

10:30 – 12:30 Plenary Session 1: Economic stability and prospects for the future
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 0.06

  • Gang Fan (Professor of Economics at the Peking University HSBC Business School, China Growth Foundation)
    “Imbalanced Development and Middle Income Trap”
  • Hans Timmer (Director of the Development Prospects Group at The World Bank)
    “China 2030: Transforming China’s Economy”
  • Christine Wong (Fellow of LMH and Director of China Studies in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, University of Oxford)
    “China’s Struggle with Macroeconomic Management”
  • Jeroen Lamers (Economic and commercial counsellor at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Beijing)
    “FDI in China”


12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break

14:00 – 15:30 Plenary Session 2: Chinese enterprises
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 0.06

  • Ling Chen (Professor of Business Administration, Zhejiang University´s School of Management)
    “Chinese Family Businesses”
  • Yongping Wu (Professor and Associate Dean at the School of Public Policy and Management (SPPM), Tsinghua University)
    “State-owned Enterprises and China's Development”
  • Eric Thun (Peter Moores University Lecturer in Chinese Business at Saїd Business School and a Fellow of Brasenose College, University of Oxford)
    “Innovation in China”

15:30 – 16:00 Tea/Coffee

16:00 – 18:00 Parallel Sessions
Venue: Leiden University Campus The Hague

Theme 1: The Chinese economy: trends and challenges
Parallel Session 1.1. China’s growth model
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 0.01

Chair: Professor Frank Pieke (Professor Modern China Studies, Leiden University) 

  • Professor Dilip Das (Director SolBridge International School of Business, Woosong University)
    “Contemporary State of the Chinese Economy and On-Going Transition”
  • Dr. Jörg Mayer (Senior Economist, UNCTAD)
    “Towards Domestic Demand-Driven Development in Emerging Asia”
  • Professor Jinghai Zheng (Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg)
    Professor Liming Wang (Professor, University College Dublin)
    “Institutions and Development: Understanding the “China Miracle”


Theme 3:
Finance
Parallel Session 3.1. Internationalization of China’s financial system
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 2.05

Chair: Professor Xiaohui Liu (Chair of International Business and Strategy, School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University)

  • Zhang Zhuang (PhD Candidate, Durham University)
    Zhichao Zhang (Durham University)
    Li Xie (Durham University)
    “Strategic Asset Allocation for a Central Bank with Multiple Objectives in Foreign Reserves Management”

  • Professor Eric Girardin (Aix Marseille School of Economics)
    Professor Michael Hutchison (Professor, U.C. Santa Cruz)
    “Market Dislocation and the Dollar Liquidity Shortage after Lehman: Intra-day Microstructure Evidence”

  • Dr. Yuning Gao (Assistant Professor, Tsinghua University)
    “A New Estimation of China's Return of Foreign Assets”


Theme 4:
Economy and society
Parallel Session 4.1. Inequality
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 2.01

Chair: Dr. Zhongmin Wu (Reader in Economics, Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University)

  • Dr. Masashi Hoshino (Assistant Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University)
    “Convergence Clubs in China: A Comparative Analysis of East Asia and Emerging Nations”

  • Kristijan Kotarski (Research Fellow, Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb; GIGA:Institute of Asian Studies, Hamburg)
    “Financial Deepening and Income Inequality: Is There Any Financial Kuznets Curve in China?”

  • Chengzhi Xu (PhD Candidate, Department of Law and Economics, Technology University of Darmstadt) “Neoclassical Models on Inequality Evolution with Rent-seeking: from Case of China to Generalization”


Theme
5: Ongoing Research of the China Research Centre, Rotterdam School of Management
Parallel Session 5.1. Capitalist China I
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 2.02

Chair: Dr. Jun Li (Senior Lecturer, University of Essex)

  • Professor Meine Pieter van Dijk et al (China Research Centre, Rotterdam School of Management)
    “The Role of Chinese Partnerships in East Africa: The Case of Tanzania and Uganda”

  • Dr. Patrick Reinmoeller (China Research Centre, Rotterdam School of Management)
    “Rebalancing Multinational Enterprises”

  • Professor Barbara Krug (China Research Centre, Rotterdam School of Management)
    Dr. Alexander Libman (Assistant Professor, Frankfurt School of Finance)
    “Changing Varieties of State Capitalism and Economic Development: Russia and China Compared”

  • Ona Akemu (PhD Candidate, China Research Centre, Rotterdam School of Management)
    Whiteman (China Research Centre, Rotterdam School of Management)
    “Why Should Corporate Social Action Lead to Increased Legitimacy?”


19:00 Conference Dinner

Restaurant Saur
Lange Voorhout 51
2514 EC The Hague

All registered participants are invited to the conference dinner.


Saturday, 31 August

Venue
Leiden University Campus The Hague
Schouwburgstraat 2
2511 VA The Hague

9:30 – 11:00 Parallel Sessions

Theme 1: The Chinese economy: trends and challenges
Parallel Session 1.2. Chinese investments in Africa
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 0.01

Chair: Ona Akemu (PhD Candidate, Department of Organisation and Personnel Management, Rotterdam School of Management)

  • Yustina Artati (Research Officer, Center for International Forestry Research)
    Dr. Louis Putzel (Scientist, CIFOR)
    “Investment from China in the African Forestry Sector: Insights from Household Livelihood Studies”
  • Yao Han (PhD Candidate, University College Dublin)
    “Evolutionary Patterns of Chinese Investment in, Trade with and Aid to African Countries”
  • Dr. Ping Hua (CNRS Research Fellow, CERDI, Auvergne University)
    “The Impact of Economic Cooperation on China's Outward Foreign Investment in Africa”
  • Christina Wolf (PhD Candidate, School of Oriental and African Studies)
    “China's Impact on Structural Change in SSA and the Role of (Industrial) Policy”

 

Theme 2: Chinese enterprises and entrepreneurship     
Parallel Session 2.2. Economic actors and economic behaviour
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 2.04

Chair: Professor Yongping Wu (Associate Dean at the School of Public Policy and Management SPPM, Tsinghua University)

  • Aldis Bulis (PhD Candidate, Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Latvia)
    “Competitiveness of Enterprises in China”

  • Dr. Jun Li (Senior Lecturer, University of Essex)
    “Do Moral Capital and Political Capital Function as Substitutes or Complements?”

  • Dr. Maria Csanádi (Senior Research Fellow and Research Advisor, Research Centre for Regional and Economic Studies, Hungarian Academy of Science)
    “State Intervention, Local Indebtedness, Overheating and Their Systemic Background during Global Crisis”

  • Hua Zhu (PhD Candidate, Loughborough University)
    “Capital Structure, Ownership Structure, Institutional Factors and Firm Performance: A Study of China”


Theme 3: Finance
Parallel Session 3.2. Banking and finance I
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 2.05

Chair: Dr. Hong Bo (Reader in Financial Economics, Department of Financial & Management Studies, SOAS, University of London)

  • Wei Yin (PhD Candidate, Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University)
    Professor Kent Matthews (Associate Dean for Engagement and Sir Julian Hodge Professor of Banking and Finance, Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University)
    “Why Do Firms Switch Bank? Evidence from China”

  • Dr. Dan Luo (Lecturer in Business and Finance, University of Nottingham)
    “The Impact of Foreign Bank Penetration on Domestic Banking Sector: New Evidence from China: 2002-2011

  • Jun Qiang Wang (PhD Candidate, China Agricultural University)
    Professor Ting Zuo (Professor, China Agricultural University)
    “Empirical Study on the Structure Optimization of Provincial Investment in Fixed Assets”


Theme 4: Economy and society
Parallel Session 4.2. Inequality and quality of life I
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 2.01

Chair: Dr. Paul Kadetz (Assistant Professor of Global Public Health, Leiden University College The Hague)

  • Dr. Paul Kadetz (Assistant Professor of Global Public Health, Leiden University College The Hague)
    “The Dragon on the Cliff: how health reforms have affected access to health care in rural China”

  • Dr. Pui Sun Tam (Assistant Professor, University of Macau)
    “On Regional Consumption Disparities in China”

  • Mimi Xiao (PhD Candidate, University of Sussex)
    “Intergenerational Transmission of Health Outcome in China”


Theme
5: Ongoing Research of the China Research Centre, Rotterdam School of Management
Parallel Session 5.2. Capitalist China II
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 2.02

Chair: Professor Meine Pieter van Dijk (China Research Centre, Rotterdam School of Management)

  • Pierre-Olivier Legault Tremblay (PhD Candidate, China Research Centre, Rotterdam School of Management)
    “Political Embeddedness and Corporate Governance: fsQCA Analysis of China's Dual Track Economy”

  • Dr. ir. Ying Zhang (China Research Centre, Rotterdam School of Management)
    “The Role of Entrepreneurship Education as a Predictor of University Students’ Entrepreneurial Intention”

  • Dr. Johannes Meuer (China Research Centre, Rotterdam School of Management)
    “The Efficacy of China's ‘Going Global’ policy: A signalling perspective”

  • Teng Wang (China Research Centre, Rotterdam School of Management)
    Title to be confirmed

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break


11:30 – 13:00 Parallel Sessions

Theme 1:The Chinese economy: trends and challenges
Parallel Session 1.3. Pollution and environment
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 0.01
                  
Chair: Professor Ling Chen (Professor of Business Administration, Zhejiang University´s School of Management)
  • Professor Laixiang Sun (Professor, School of Oriental and African Studies, SOAS, University of London)
    Dr. Zhan Tian (Shanghai Climate Center, Shanghai, China)
    “Upside Potential versus Downside Risk in Chinese Agriculture under Climate Change”
  • Dr. Jing Zhang (Lecturer, University of Nottingham)
    “Does Anti-Corruption Mitigate Pollution Havens in China?”
  • Drs. Ward Warmerdam (PhD Researcher ISS, Economic Researcher Profundo)
    Drs. Jan Willem van Gelder (Director Profundo)
    Drs. Barbara Kuepper (Economic Researcher Profundo)
    “Rebalancing China’s Carbon Economy”


     

Theme 2: Chinese enterprises and entrepreneurship
Parallel Session 2.3. Chinese Foreign Investment
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 2.04

Chair: Professor Barbara Krug (China Research Centre, Rotterdam School of Management)

  • Malgorzata Krusiewicz (PhD Candidate, Warsaw School of Economics)
    “The empirical explanation of the Dunning’s eclectic paradigm and its extension: The case of China”

  • Professor Xiaohui Liu (Chair of International Business and Strategy, School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University)
    “Top Executive Compensation, Regional Institutions and Chinese outward FDI”

  • Christian Milelli (Research Fellow, National Centre for Scientific Research, CNRS)
    Dr. Alice N. Sindzingre (Research Fellow and Visiting Lecturer, National Centre for Scientific Research, CNRS and School of Oriental and African Studies, SOAS, University of London)
    “Chinese Foreign Direct Investment in Developed and Developing Countries: Converging Characteristics?"


Parallel Session 2.5. Innovative capability and technological upgrading I
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 2.02

Chair: Dr. Mark Greeven (Associate Professor at the Management Science and Engineering Department of Zhejiang University´s School of Management)

  • Professor Meine Pieter van Dijk (Professor, ISS/Erasmus University)
    “Middle Income Trap and New Drivers of China's Innovation”

  • Dr. Jingjing Yang (Lecturer, Hunan University)
    “Explaining China's Economic Development from the Perspective of Higher Education, Inventions and R&D”

  • Dr. Chunjia Han (Southampton University)
    “Evaluating Open Innovation Processes: A Cross-Sector Empirical Study of China’s High-Tech SMES”

  • Feifan Chang (Doctoral Researcher, University of Cambridge)
    Dr. Yongjiang Shi (Research Director, University of Cambridge)
    Professor Sir Mike Gregory (University of Cambridge)
    “Exploring the Growth Models of China’s Strategic Emerging Industry - Electric Vehicles”

 

Theme 3: Finance
Parallel Session 3.3. Banking and finance II
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 2.05

Chair: Professor Eric Girardin (Professor, Aix Marseille School of Economics)

  • Dr. Hong Li (Lecturer, School of Contemporary Chinese Studies, University of Nottingham)
    Vince Daly
    “Financial Crises and Stock Market Integration: Evidence from Chinese Sector Portfolios”

  • Dr. Xiao Gang Bi (Assistant Professor in Finance, Nottingham University Business School)
    “Mutual Funds and Corporate Acquisitions”

  • Dr. Ningyue Liu (Lecturer, Beijing Institute of Technology)
    “Institutional Investors, Over-investment and Corporate Performance”

  • Ning Zhu (PhD Candidate, Jinan University)
    Professor Bing Wang (Director Economics Department, Jinan University)
    Zhiqian Yu (PhD Candidate, Jinan University)
    “Characteristics of Shadow Price of Non-performing Loans: Evidence from Chinese Commercial Banks”


Theme 4:
Economy and society
Parallel Session 4.3. Inequality and quality of life II
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 2.01

Chair: tba

  • Dr. Zhongmin Wu (Reader in Economics, Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University)
    “Compensation of Employees and Unequal Income Distribution”

  • Chuanjie Zhang (PhD Candidate, Durham University)
    “An Estimated DSGE Model for the Chinese Economy”

  • Ling Wu (PhD Candidate, The University of Hong Kong)
    “Institutional Environment for Development of Informal Economy in Urban China”

13:00-14:30 Lunch


14:30 – 16:30 Parallel Sessions

Theme 1:
The Chinese economy: trends and challenges
Parallel Session 1.4. Resources and sustainability
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 0.01

Chair: Ona Akemu (PhD Candidate, Department of Organisation and Personnel Management, Rotterdam School of Management)
  • Professor Mingye Ai (Associate Professor, Harbin Engineering University)
    Professor Yonghong Ma (Professor, Harbin Engineering University)
    “Study on Rebound Effect of Carbon Emissions in Manufacturing Industry in Heilongjiang Province”
  • Keshav Chaturvedi (Content Head, Energy Next Magazine)
    “China’s Un-sustainable Hydropower Boom May Impact Geo-Political Stability in Asia”
  • Jiangtao Li (PhD Candidate, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Bath)
    Professor Furong Li (Professor, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Bath) Professor Guy Liu (Professor, Brunel University)
    “The UK Electricity Transmission Network Pricing Mechanism and its Revelation to China”


Theme 2: Chinese enterprises and entrepreneurship
Parallel Session 2.4. International trade
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 2.04

Chair: Dr. Jeroen Lamers (Economic and commercial counsellor at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Beijing)

  • Professor Yingqi Wei (Chair Professor, University of York)
    Professor Xiaming Liu (Chair Professor, Birkbeck College)
    “International Market Selection by Chinese Multinationals”

  • Nan Zheng (PhD Candidate, University of York)
    “The Determinants of Exporting Firms’ performance”


Parallel Session 2.6. Innovative capability and technological upgrading II
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 2.02

Chair: Dr. Mark Greeven (Associate Professor at the Management Science and Engineering Department of Zhejiang University´s School of Management)

  • Professor Xiaohui Liu (Chair of International Business and Strategy, School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University)
    Dr. Jiangyong Lu (Deputy Director, Peking University)
    “Why Do Returnee Firms Perform Worse than Non-returnee Firms?”

  • Dr. Mi Lin (Lecturer in Economics, University of Lincoln)
    Dr. Yum K Kwan (Associate Professor, City University of Hong Kong)
    “FDI Technology Spillovers and Spatial Diffusion in China”

  • Tabitha Speelman (Graduate Student, Leiden University)
    “Innovating Mutual Benefit: Obstacles on China's Way to Becoming an Innovative World Power”


Theme 3: Finance
Parallel Session 3.4. Corporate finance and investment
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 2.05

Chair: Dr. Hong Bo (Reader in Financial Economics, Department of Financial & Management Studies, SOAS, University of London)

  • Dr. Hong Bo (Reader in Financial Economics, Department of Financial & Management Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, SOAS, University of London)
    Dr. Yanmei Sun (Lecturer, University of International Business and Economics)
    “Board Attributes and Herding in Corporate Investment: Evidence from Chinese Listed Firms”

  • Liu Lanlan (PhD Candidate, University of Nottingham)
    “Stock Liquidity, Investment Opportunity and Corporate Governance: The Case of Split Share Structure”

  • BoyingXu (PhD Candidate, School of Oriental and African Studies, SOAS, University of London)
    “The Impact of Private Equity Investment on Portfolio Firm Performance – Evidence from China”

  • Lulu Wang (PhD Candidate, University of Durham)
    “Inventory Investment, Firm Heterogeneity and the Financial Crisis in China”


Theme 4:
Economy and society
Parallel Session 4.4. Migration
Venue: Lecture Theatre A 2.01

Chair: Professor Frank Pieke (Professor Modern China Studies, Leiden University)

  • Yi Fan (PhD Candidate, London School of Economics and Political Science)
    “Long-Run Effects of Rustication and State Compensation: Evidence from Mao’s Mass Send-Down Movement”

  • Professor Mario Biggeri (Associate Professor, University of Florence)
    Ambra Collino (PhD Candidate, Faculty of Economics, University of Florence)
    "Working conditions and Life Satisfaction of Chinese Floating Population: A Case Study on Beijing Internal Migrants"


17:00 CLOSE


Your presentation - information for paper presenters

All presentations should be 15-20 minutes.
There will be PowerPoint facilities in each room. Please take your presentation on a USB-stick.
All Leiden University computers use Windows 7. Should you like to use Apple equipment, please make sure that you have a video traffic adapter cable.
Wi-fi internet access will be also available. Each participant will receive an individual log-in code printed on the badge.

 
Last Modified: 29-08-2013